Croatia Times Travel
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Ideal Classic Tour 2017 
Escorted Tour

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Routing: Rome – Assisi – Siena – Florence – Padua – Venice – Verona – Sirmione (Garda Lake) – Como Lake – Milan or Rome

 

 

Includes

• 5 nights in 4* hotel
• 5 american buffet breakfasts (B)
• 5 dinners (D)
• A/C motor coach
• Service charges and taxes
• Local guides
• Professional headset system

Scenic Drives

• The beautiful Autostrada del Sole
• Tuscan countryside & its medieval towns
• The Emilia Romagna region, land of the world famous prosciutto & parmesan cheese
• The Veneto region & its Villa of Palladio
• The Italian Alps

Highlights

• Assisi – St Francis & St Claire Churches
• Siena – Piazza del Campo & Palace
• Florence – (exterior) Piazza del Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower, Baptistery of St John, Santa Croce & Franciscan Church
• Padua – Basilica & Donatello’s Gattamelata
• Venice – St Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace & Bridge of Sighs (exterior) Murano Island
• Verona – Town of Romeo & Juliet
• Sirmione – Charming town on Lake Garda
• Lake Como – Famous for villas & scenery
• Milan – Vittorio Emanuele II, The Sforza Castle, Cathedral of Milan

Accommodation (or similar)

• Florence – Hotel Rivoli (4*)
• Venice – Hotel Continental (4*)
• Milan – Hotel Antares Concorde (4*)

2017 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Tour Code: 2017-GT-IT-ICT6
Start Dates
End DatesTwin ShareSingle
Mon 03 AprSat 08 Apr1,7662,107
Mon 10 AprSat 15 Apr1,7662,107
Mon 17 AprSat 22 Apr1,7662,107
Mon 24 AprSat 29 Apr1,7662,107
Mon 01 MaySat 06 May1,7662,107
Mon 08 MaySat 13 May1,7662,107
Mon 15 MaySat 20 May1,7662,107
Mon 22 MaySat 27 May1,7662,107
Mon 29 MaySat 03 Jun1,7662,107
Mon 05 JunSat 10 Jun1,7662,107
Mon 12 JunSat 17 Jun1,7662,107
Mon 19 JunSat 24 Jun1,7662,107
Mon 26 JunSat 01 Jul1,7662,107
Mon 03 JulSat 08 Jul1,7662,107
Mon 10 JulSat 15 Jul1,7662,107
Mon 17 JulSat 22 Jul1,7662,107
Mon 24 JulSat 29 Jul1,7662,107
Mon 31 JulSat 05 Aug1,7662,107
Mon 07 AugSat 12 Aug1,7662,107
Mon 14 AugSat 19 Aug1,7662,107
Mon 21 AugSat 26 Aug1,7662,107
Mon 28 AugSat 02 Sep1,7662,107
Mon 04 SepSat 09 Sep1,7662,107
Mon 11 SepSat 16 Sep1,7662,107
Mon 18 SepSat 23 Sep1,7662,107
Mon 25 SepSat 30 Sep1,7662,107
Mon 02 OctSat 07 Oct1,7662,107
Mon 09 OctSat 14 Oct1,7662,107
Mon 16 OctSat 21 Oct1,7662,107
Mon 23 OctSat 28 Oct1,7662,107
GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

Prices do not include city tax. These are paid directly to each hotel
Triple room & child rates available on request
Pre/Post Tour rates available on request
Departure transfer available on request
Only one bag per person allowed (any size) plus one hand luggage

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1, Monday: Rome – Assisi – Siena – Florence

Pickup at 7.30/7.45am at the hotel and departure by coach to Assisi for a visit of the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls. Visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. At the end of the visit, we continue towards Siena, the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio horse race. Proceed to Florence. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (D)

Day 2, Tuesday: Florence

Guided sightseeing tour of the city, also known to be the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the beautiful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St John, and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan Church with Cimabue’s famous crucifix. The balance of the day is at leisure for optional sightseeing (we suggest the Pisa half day tour) or for shopping. Dinner at a local Restaurant and overnight at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 3, Wednesday: Florence – Padua – Venice

American buffet breakfast at the hotel and departure to Venice by coach. Along the way you will stop in Padua, where you will visit the famous Cathedral of St Anthony, guarded by Donatello’s “Gattamelata”. Continue towards Venice, and upon arrival enjoy a panoramic guided walking tour of this unique city. You will see the St Mark’s square, the Basilica of St Mark, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Venice island. (B, D)

Day 4, Thursday: Venice

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning tour by boat. You will cross the lagoon with a view of the islands and reach the island of Murano where you will assist to a demonstration of glass blowing (some time will be allowed for shopping). Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 5, Friday: Venice – Verona – Sirmione (Garda Lake) – Como Lake – Milan

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by motor coach to Verona. Visit of the town of Romeo and Juliet. Continue to Sirmione. Free time for lunch and tour of the town. In the afternoon, proceed to Como Lake for a panoramic tour by bus. In the evening arrival in Milan. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 6, Saturday: Milan or Rome*

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic tour of the city including the shopping gallery Vittorio Emanuele II, the Sforza castle, and the Splendid Duomo, one of the world’s largest, most striking Gothic cathedrals. The tour will end at 11.00 am at the central railway station, transfer to Airport or hotel in Milan is not included. (B)
*It is possible to return to Rome with a free transfer by coach (arrival at around 7:30pm)

 

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